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  • Orange you glad it’s Friday Week 170

    Posted on November 27, 2015 @ 12:05 am

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    Welcome to week 170 of Orange You Glad It’s Friday!

    The link opens Friday morning – 12:05 a.m. Manila/Singapore time or Thursday 12.00 p.m. EST and the old link will close Wednesday (12 noon) of the following week.

    This meme does not have too many rules and it’s open to everyone. Post a picture that you have taken or piece of art you have created (or have permission to use) with a little or a lot of orange, share your link below, visit others and comment on their orange takes, leave a comment here if you wish. Please note these links are STRICTLY for Orange You Glad It’s Friday participants only. All others will be deleted.

    To add the badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Thank you and I hope you would still continue to support this fun meme in its new home.

    Do you see a great photo on another site that has a little or a lot of orange? Suggest they stop by and submit it here!

    Each week, I will also feature a favorite submission from the previous week with a link to the participant’s blog. For last week’s favorite photo, I have chosen Linda‘s November Evening, Skyline Drive post. Hope you’d drop by the blog.

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    Sweet little baby.

    DON’T FORGET — Be sure to include an Orange You Glad It’s Friday Badge or link back to this blog in your post. To add a badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Links of those who didn’t link back to this meme or blog will be deleted. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is.


    Have a wonderful weekend!

    3,792 total views, 1 views today

    Orange you glad it’s Friday Week 169

    Posted on November 20, 2015 @ 12:00 am

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    Welcome to week 169 of Orange You Glad It’s Friday!

    The link opens Friday morning – 12:05 a.m. Manila/Singapore time or Thursday 12.00 p.m. EST and the old link will close Wednesday (12 noon) of the following week.

    This meme does not have too many rules and it’s open to everyone. Post a picture that you have taken or piece of art you have created (or have permission to use) with a little or a lot of orange, share your link below, visit others and comment on their orange takes, leave a comment here if you wish. Please note these links are STRICTLY for Orange You Glad It’s Friday participants only. All others will be deleted.

    To add the badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Thank you and I hope you would still continue to support this fun meme in its new home.

    Do you see a great photo on another site that has a little or a lot of orange? Suggest they stop by and submit it here!

    Each week, I will also feature a favorite submission from the previous week with a link to the participant’s blog. For last week’s favorite photo, I have chosen Sara‘s Heart-shaped leaf entry. Hope you’d drop by the blog.

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    Sweet little baby.

    DON’T FORGET — Be sure to include an Orange You Glad It’s Friday Badge or link back to this blog in your post. To add a badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Links of those who didn’t link back to this meme or blog will be deleted. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is.


    Have a wonderful weekend!

    8,927 total views, 1 views today

    Dealing with a Child with Various Behavioral Difficulties

    Posted on November 18, 2015 @ 1:13 pm

    Parenting can be a very difficult thing. This is especially true if your child has various behavioral difficulties that make it hard for him to live a normal life. Some teenagers will constantly act out and show disrespect to their parents and other authority figures in their life. This type of behavior should not be tolerated. However, parents can only do so much. There may come a point when you realize that you have done everything you can to help your child. Now you must leave your child in the hands of professionals. Here is how you can go about getting your child on track.

    1. Send your child to therapy

    Therapy is a very useful tool for many different types of mental disorders. The first step will be to get your child properly diagnosed. You will not be able to decide on a course of treatment for your child until you find out the exact problems you are dealing with. Sign your child up for sessions immediately if therapy is a treatment method that is believed to be effective for the issues your child is suffering from. A highly trained therapist can get to the root cause of your child’s behavioral problems. It is only after the causes are discovered that the child’s healing can begin.

    2. Boarding school

    There are certain young people who require much more than therapy sessions to get their act together. For these teenagers, the strict discipline that can be found at a boarding school will help them immeasurably to get their lives together. However, not all boarding schools provide the same quality of instruction. This is why you must thoroughly research the background of any boarding school you are considering sending your child to. Wood Creek Academy is a boot camp for teenagers that is very highly regarded. You can learn more about it by checking out http://www.woodcreekacademy.com/basic-living-skills.php.

    3. Medication

    There are also many medications that can be used to help your child overcome his or her behavioral difficulties. It goes without saying that these medications should only be used under the strict supervision of trained medical personnel. In many cases, medications are prescribed to young people who are also attending therapy sessions. However, this is not always the case. It depends on the specific disorders that the child is suffering from. Some children may be allergic to certain medications. This must be determined before they prescribe anything.

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    Replace the Foam, Not the Whole Piece of Furniture

    Posted on @ 1:06 pm

    When people decide to replace a piece of furniture used for seating it’s often because the seat cushions have become flat and uncomfortable. If you aren’t ready to redecorate or toss a sentimental piece of furniture, replacing only the foam cushions is much less expensive than buying a new sofa or chair.

    The Right Shape and Size
    Foam can be cut to almost any shape and size. Some common shapes include square, circle, left or right trimmed, T-shaped, and L-shaped. Companies may have standard sizes, but if extra large sizes are needed, foam can be commercially glued together with no loss in strength.

    Indoor and Outdoor
    Foam is available for either indoor or outdoor use. The foam used for outdoor furniture cushions has larger cells than foam designed for indoors. Outdoor foam’s larger cells make it quick drying. This trait inhibits growth of micro-organisms like mold. It’s not only perfect for any cushion used outdoors, but is also useful for indoor cushions that may experience a high chance of getting wet. People with children in the house are sure to know spills will happen. Replacing indoor seat cushions with outdoor foam will help save their furniture from accidentally overturned drinks and other mishaps involving wetness.

    Foam Life
    How long a foam can be expected to last depends on manufactured composition. Typical life spans range from one year to 16 years. For example, poly foam has a medium firmness and can be used for many things but has a life span of only 1 to 2 years. Medium foam often found in furniture seat cushions has a lifespan of about 7 years. Foam designed for outdoor use typically lasts 5 to 8 years, and 16 years is the expected lifespan for high quality foams. Characteristics of foam are measured by density, weight, and firmness. Determining a piece of foam’s qualities can be confusing. Customer service representatives at companies such as The Foam Factory help customers select the best foam for its intended usage.

    Replacing cushions are a practical, cost saving measure when an entire piece of furniture doesn’t need to be replaced. Sentimental attachment is another factor people consider when making a decision to salvage furniture. Whatever the reason, there are foam pieces manufactured to meet each customer’s distinct needs.

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    Orange you glad it’s Friday Week 168

    Posted on November 13, 2015 @ 12:05 am

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    Welcome to week 168 of Orange You Glad It’s Friday!

    The link opens Friday morning – 12:05 a.m. Manila/Singapore time or Thursday 12.00 p.m. EST and the old link will close Wednesday (12 noon) of the following week.

    This meme does not have too many rules and it’s open to everyone. Post a picture that you have taken or piece of art you have created (or have permission to use) with a little or a lot of orange, share your link below, visit others and comment on their orange takes, leave a comment here if you wish. Please note these links are STRICTLY for Orange You Glad It’s Friday participants only. All others will be deleted.

    To add the badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Thank you and I hope you would still continue to support this fun meme in its new home.

    Do you see a great photo on another site that has a little or a lot of orange? Suggest they stop by and submit it here!

    Each week, I will also feature a favorite submission from the previous week with a link to the participant’s blog. For last week’s favorite photo, I have chosen Carin‘s Swagger and Gold post. Hope you’d drop by the blog.

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    As I look over my life and pondered for a moment
    I can see so much sorrow, despair, and lament
    Sure I can pick to cry to all my heart’s content
    Or I can choose to get these things out my head
    I prefer riddance or expulsion
    I have no need to fret
    There must be some good things
    Waiting to come to me ahead
    I can dream of miracles, shining stars, and happiness
    I can be mysterious, yet happy like a princess
    Joy, peace, and content, I want to express
    With palms and wrists together, I pray for success
    So here, I am Oh Lord with my swagger and gold
    Looking up to you to greet you with my sobbing on hold
    It’s hard to bear these troubles, I need to be consoled
    Beneath my smile and swaggers, I feel so cold and old

    DON’T FORGET — Be sure to include an Orange You Glad It’s Friday Badge or link back to this blog in your post. To add a badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Links of those who didn’t link back to this meme or blog will be deleted. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is.


    Have a wonderful weekend!

    3,755 total views, 2 views today

    Orange you glad it’s Friday Week 167

    Posted on November 7, 2015 @ 1:51 am

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    Welcome to week 167 of Orange You Glad It’s Friday!

    The link opens Friday morning – 12:05 a.m. Manila/Singapore time or Thursday 12.00 p.m. EST and the old link will close Wednesday (12 noon) of the following week.

    This meme does not have too many rules and it’s open to everyone. Post a picture that you have taken or piece of art you have created (or have permission to use) with a little or a lot of orange, share your link below, visit others and comment on their orange takes, leave a comment here if you wish. Please note these links are STRICTLY for Orange You Glad It’s Friday participants only. All others will be deleted.

    To add the badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Thank you and I hope you would still continue to support this fun meme in its new home.

    Do you see a great photo on another site that has a little or a lot of orange? Suggest they stop by and submit it here!

    Each week, I will also feature a favorite submission from the previous week with a link to the participant’s blog. For last week’s favorite photo, I have chosen Wild and Beautiful‘s Holloween in our house post. Hope you’d drop by the blog.

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    DON’T FORGET — Be sure to include an Orange You Glad It’s Friday Badge or link back to this blog in your post. To add a badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from the left sidebar! Links of those who didn’t link back to this meme or blog will be deleted. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is.


    Have a wonderful weekend!

    9,707 total views, 2 views today

    Make Money at the Mall With a Kiosk

    Posted on @ 1:43 am

    Mall kiosks are growing in popularity and in some cases represent ten percent of mall sales. The growth in this type of retail is promising and growing.

    There are many reasons for the increase in sales from both portable carts and fixed mall kiosks. With the growth of online selling, traffic to brick and mortar stores has declined, forcing many retailers to scale back on space at malls. This has opened up opportunities for small retailers who can benefit from vacancies and lower rents.

    Advantages of selling from a cart or kiosk are great. There is no electricity bill, no heating bill and rents are relatively low. These mini stores benefit from the traffic drawn by sales to the mall. The merchandise is more visible as customers can walk around the cart or kiosk and see the entire selection. The flow of traffic is also a benefit to a kiosk. No matter in which direction the traffic is flowing, a spot in the center aisle will attract customers moving in both directions.

    Entrepreneurs seeking to start a kiosk business can get a product with a proven franchise and secure a short term lease to start their businesses. For ecommerce sellers, the kiosk can complement online sales. The customer has the option of seeing the product up close or can arrange to pick the product up at the mall.

    When seeking to secure a retail kiosk in a mall, a good strategy is to talk to the manufacturer or distributor of the kiosk. They have knowledge of the types of products that sell, the customer demographics, and the projected earnings for a particular product. Choose a well-established company to buy or lease your kiosk.

    One well known company, All Star Carts, can customize your unit and inform you of various regulations about your product. All Star Carts offers many variations of indoor and outdoor kiosks that sell everything from food to information. If there are local, state or federal regulations about what you intend to sell, they can be a good resource for information.

    A kiosk can make a great investment for any entrepreneur looking to break into retail sales. Whether you are looking to sell purses or pencils, a mall kiosk is a great way to go.

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